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What Is Postal stationery ? (3)

Wrappers The manufacture of wrappers for the sending of newspapers or periodicals began in the U.S. in 1861. The first wrappers were rectangular pieces of paper with gum to seal it on one end and an embossed envelope stamp or … Continue reading

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What Is Postal stationery ?(2)

Postal cards:Postal cards are postal stationery and have a printed or embossed indicium   and are sold by governmental  postal authorities. In the United States, they were first produced in 1873. Some of the forms taken by postal cards include the regular … Continue reading

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What Is Postal stationery? (1)

A piece of postal stationery is a stationery item, such as a stamped envelope,letter sheet,post card,letter card,air mail ,aerogram or wrapper,  with an imprinted stamp or inscription indicating that a specific rate of postage or related service has been prepaid. It does not, however, include … Continue reading

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Postal Department still Celebrating Republic Day

By  Sudhir Jain I have received this envelope bearing seal of Bhawani Shankar Road Post Office Mumbai (Pincode 400028)  with a slogan franking “HEARTIEST GREETINGS FOR REPUBLIC DAY”.

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New Zealand is Changing Its Date Stamping Policy

In order to ensure better quality of service to philatelic customers, New Zealand Post  has reviewed date stamping policy and to put a simpler and more effective policy in its place.From 21 September 2015, any customers who wish to have their … Continue reading

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What Do You Know About Postal Stationery?

By Professor Rodney L. Mott What Is Postal Stationery?:Postal Stationery may be defined to include all the stationery issued by the postal authorities on which a design has been made showing its value for postage. The most common forms are: … Continue reading

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175 Year’s of World’s First Postage Stamp Penny Black

The Penny Black was the world’s first adhesive postage stamp used in a public postal system. It was issued in Britain on 1 May 1840, for official use from 6 May of that year and features a profile of the  Queen Victoria.All London … Continue reading

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Malta will Issue Stamps on Penny Black

Malta Post will commemorate tomorrow the 175th Anniversary of the world’s first Postage stamp with the release of a philatelic issue of a miniature sheet bearing three identical stamps illustrating Queen Victoria’s profile. The stamp bears a value of €1.21, … Continue reading

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U.S.P.S. : Postmark on  Belle of Louisville\’s Birthday

The U.S. Postal Service is commemorating the big birthday.   It created a special postmark. A limited number of these vintage steamboat stamps with the Belle of Louisville cancellation were on sale Saturday.The stamps are from 1989.The Postal Service says … Continue reading

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Canada Issued Stamp on The Régiment de Hull

Canada Post has released a new commemorative envelope with a stamp on it to honor the Régiment de Hull and its 100 years of service.  Régiment de Hull known then as the 230th Battalion French Canadian Voltigeurs, was established in … Continue reading

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